My New Year's Eve Among the Mummies

My New Year's Eve Among the Mummies

J. Arbuthnot Wilson (pseudonym of the real author, Grant Allen) tells this short story of his strange night spent inside "the great unopened Pyramid of Abu Yilla" in Egypt. On New Year's Eve, on the night before his group was to take a guided tour and climb the still sealed pyramid, he set out on his own to walk around the pyramid to relieve his boredom. He happened to find the secret entrance stone, which he pushed open. What he experienced deep inside the pyramid… (more)

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Language: English

Published in: 1878

Word count: 5,644 words (≈ 23 minutes)

Source: Project Gutenberg Australia

License: Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike (cc by-nc-sa)

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